Tag: the secret world

PAX 2011

I spent the vast majority of PAX 2011 working, but I was able to get a bit of time off on Sunday to take a look around the Exhibit Hall to scope out the games I’m excited about. The first of these games is UNCHARTED 3: Drake’s Deception. All I really got to see was the booth, as the playable…

Shadow Over Kingsmouth

Last week, the clever members of The Secret World community were busily deciphering cryptic clues posted on the @thedarkplaces Twitter account. One of the notable clues was this telling post on 21st January: From a king, in the king’s version, about a king. The signs are converging. The future holds only darkness for them. And then the next day, this clue: Daniel…

2009 in Review

I haven’t been in the habit of doing year-in-review posts, so why not do one? Looking back at the blog, I’ve drifted away from the continuous navel-gazing of play experiences, towards lengthier, more thoughtful, and less frequent posts. Over the past few years, I’ve also refrained from re-posting or frequently commenting on gaming news, which has also slowed the rate…

Dark Days Are Coming

I must say, following the mystery games of Funcom‘s new MMORPG, The Secret World, has been incredibly fun. I didn’t come in at the start of the games, which began earlier in the month. The clues lead to an ominous website displaying a Flash-based puzzle. Solving the puzzle revealed concept art and a link to the official forums. I’d only…